Make the financial decisions that move millions every day.
“My key achievement on the Finance graduate scheme was covering a vacant Finance Business Partner role within Surface Transport. This gave me excellent experience and helped me secure a Finance Business Partner role after the graduate scheme.”- Finance Graduate
How long: 3 years
What you’ll need:
A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline. You must not already hold or be working towards a Level 7 qualification or equivalent in the same or a related subject.
We’re looking for people who are:
- Motivated to add value
- Comfortable challenging the status quo
- With an inquisitive mind
What will I be doing?
As a graduate, this three year programme will develop your holistic understanding of all the different aspects that make up Finance as a business function.
In total, you’ll complete up to nine placement rotations. Alongside this, you’ll be studying for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional qualification through the Level 7 Accountancy Taxation Professional apprenticeship.
Where can this career take me?
After completing the scheme, you’ll roll-off into a permanent role that best suits the skills you have developed over the three year programme, balanced with the needs of the business. This could be into a position such as a finance business partner, financial reporting accountant, a corporate finance analyst, amongst other opportunities.
TfL has an excellent track record in continuing to support our graduate alumni with very high retention and promotion rates. In five years, you could move between finance business partner roles to get a breadth of experience in project and commercial functions. In ten years, you could progress to a senior role in any finance area.